Secretary Langley with Others Survey Zoo Grounds

ID: 75-1755

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Card photograph

Date: c. 1888

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives,Record Unit 95, Box 35, Folder: 3

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Summary

Secretary Samuel P. Langley with others survey the grounds of the newly established National Zoological Park. In the photograph, left to right, are Mr. Olmsted's assistant; James W. Traylor; C. W. Schuermann; Frederick Law Olmsted; Dr. Frank Baker; Secretary Langley; William Temple Hornaday; Harry W. Dorsey; and W. C. Winlock. The George Brown Goode house appears in the far right of the photograph on the former Columbia Road.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Baker, Frank 1841-1918
  • Dorsey, Harry W 1874-1960
  • Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906
  • Winlock, William C
  • Hornaday, William Temple 1854-1937
  • Olmsted, Frederick Law 1822-1903
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This is the old Z-123 neg. There are a series of photos of this trip to the new NZP at this SIA location.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives,Record Unit 95, Box 35, Folder: 3

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1888

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Schuermann, C. W
  • Traylor, James W
  • Zoos
  • Secretariats

Form/Genre

  • Card photograph
  • Group, candid

ID Number

75-1755

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 3h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Card photograph

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